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Polynesian Plaza

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Morristown, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 January 2016

As someone who lived in one of these studio rooms in the 1970's, it truly cracks me up to see that the rooms look EXACTLY the same as they did back then! Same bathrooms, too. No wonder people are complaining. It was fun to live on Kalakaua Avenue as a teenager, but to make this into a hotel is crazy....

2Thank DMM53
Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for a few days first stop in honolulu. For that price I have to say we were a bit surprised cause it's really old and it doesn't look that nice .If you stay there for just a night or two it's perfect cause of the location ! It's a very beautiful spot close to the beach and...

2Thank NiSelbrim83
Kurrajong Heights, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Not exactly a five-star hotel but right in the heart of the Waikiki shopping precinct and a fairly short walk to the beach. Surrounded by high-end shops and restaurants, the accommodation is basic but you will money left over for shopping and sightseeing. An ABC convenience store across the road which sells food, clothing and booze. Get a unit fronting...

4Thank Vernon G
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

When we had booked this hotel we had emailed in advanced asking if we could store out luggage while we went camping, they seemed to have no problem with this, until we arrived. When we asked where we would keep our bags the lady insisted we must have been confused even after we had shown her the email stating we...

2Thank Jerliebeanz
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel for mid October months ago. In early October, I called this hotel to find out more about the bathroom size and to my horror, the hotel just cancelled my reservations without informing me. Can you imagine if I had arrived on that day with 2 children to only find out I have no where to stay?...

3Thank Sharon T
Haiku, Hawaii
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We had a one night stay at your hotel, Sept. 19. 2015. It had to be the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Upon arrival we discovered that the elevator was broken. I was traveling with an elderly gentleman and the stairs were the only way to our room. Due to time constraints and our one night stay in...

7Thank Shaun F
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Clean room, old style, 1960ish, needs some renovations, but again, location, location, location! !! Near, beach, shopping, restaurants, and, bus, very convenient! !Great, place, to stay, if you don't mind having big hotel luxury, but your in Hawaii, so you'll be out everyday, enjoying, so save money and stay here, Aloha! !!!!!!!!

3Thank John M
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Reviewed 27 September 2015

For the price that I paid for the room, it was horrific meaning that when me and my wife got into the room, IT WAS VERY HOT! The next thing was that the elevator wasn't working, it took us over 45 minutes to find out that the hotel didn't have a parking spot after making circles and finally, the shower...

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1Thank 342guillermol
Hervey Bay
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Unprepared for firstly the "unwelcoming" entrance to this establishment. Up a narrow walkway, past a lift[ that reminded me of the ancient ones in Paris] To find the "Office" a room out by the pool area with 3/4 of the window area covered with glass[ like banks used to have']. We had to bend down to talk to the "not...

2Thank NannypHerveyBay
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Rooms were nice, basic but a good size, older style. No mod cons. The beds were very comfortable. Good size kitchenette. Great location. Nice pool. Wifi was only free down in common area which was pretty much completely outside so not fun when raining. And it wasn't the best wifi. Better to go to Starbucks. There was wifi available in...

3Thank Niki_au

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location, location, location! Polynesian Plaza is situated on Kalakaua Avenue and Beach Walk, the focal point of Waikiki, just one block to world-famous beaches. Comfortable studios feature private lanai balconies and fully equipped kitchenettes with a 2-burner stovetop (most), microwave, and refrigerator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Polynesian Plaza

Address: 2131 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2346
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $241 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Polynesian Plaza 2.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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Polynesian Plaza Honolulu, Hawaii
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#12 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Check progress of renovations .. get a renovated room away from Kalakawa Avenue frontage.”
Bangkok_Steven, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't, just don't”
sandrapZ5227EU, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Can't recommend anything in this hotel”
dickb648, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check renovation completion.”
RobMarOct, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a poolside room as its quieter and may have better wifi signal”
Thistletwat, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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